Connecticut Facts

Mystic Seaport in Connecticut
Mystic Seaport in Connecticut

Introduction - Connecticut

The Northeastern state of Connecticut which borders the states of New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, also borders the Atlantic Ocean and the Long Island Sound. From being the birthplace of Mary Kies, who was the first woman to receive a U.S. patent, to being the place where the oldest U.S. newspaper was published, Connecticut has a long list of interesting facts. For example, what all-time favorite candy of kids around the country is made in Orange, Connecticut? Why, it's Pez, of course! When you read the information below, don't miss the interesting historical facts to find out why Connecticut played such important role in the American Revolution.

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